Calling all young explorers!

Children get chance to visit a wind farm, dairy farm and factory without leaving the classroom      Nestlé has developed an interactive virtual school trips platform for children aged 7-12.   The three trips are ...

Kajeet Digital Inclusion Grant 2021 Winners Announced

Kajeet UK Ltd is pleased to announce the 5 selected grant recipients of the 2021 Digital Inclusion Grant. Grant recipients 2021 “For their dedication and ongoing work to close the digital divide within education” Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg ...

Keep pupils active this summer with Public Health England and Disney’s 10 Minute Shake Ups

Research suggests that keeping active with regular exercise links to positive effects on pupils’ wellbeing Evidence suggests that regular physical activity can have a positive impact on pupils’ mental wellbeing1. Increasing activity, both at home and ...

Encouragement from schools is the biggest motivator in choosing a career in tech, with girls more likely to be influenced by role models

14% of students were encouraged to pursue a tech career by their parents, 11% were motivated by an industry role model   With many students now approaching their graduation at the end of the school term, recent research has found that the most ...

The majority of teachers and educators do not believe science education is fit for the future

Furthermore, fewer than half of the respondents (46 per cent) who took part in The Evolution of Science Education survey by Oxford University Press believe that the science curriculum in their country prepares children for the challenges our world ...

Classroom space: Why it’s the right time to think about organisation.

Since the start of the pandemic, the education sector has seen a dramatic change to teaching with local authorities advising schools and colleges on COVID guidelines. And with the educational financial year coming to an end in July, now is the time ...

Estonian EdTech Respiray’s wearable air purifier device helps protect teachers from bacteria and viruses

Estonian EdTech Respiray’s wearable air purifier enables teachers and educators to remain protected from viruses and bacteria in school classrooms. This level of UV-C protection means schools can remain open during potential rises in COVID-19 ...

Bursary boost for female tech students

Women interested in studying computer science have been able to apply for a bursary worth £12,000 – the first of its kind ever offered at Nottingham Trent University.   The bursary was set up by leading B2B technology solutions provider ...

Schools must not rely on children being vaccinated to curb Covid infections

The ‘theatre’ of technological solutions can provide further reassurance and reminders to staff and pupils to maintain high hygiene levels   As the government looks at scrapping the rules around groups of pupils having to self-isolate if a ...

One fifth of education workers do not intend to commute again post pandemic

Almost one in five education workers do not intend to return to the office again post pandemic, largely due to ongoing concerns around infection control on public transport As employees across the UK are to set to embark on their return to the ...

Back our athletes this summer with the Share Your Pride programme from Team GB and ParalympicsGB

Team GB and ParalympicsGB are encouraging our nation’s schools to get behind our competitors this summer with the launch of Share Your Pride, an inclusive and engaging programme created to inspire young people aged 5 – 16. The aim is to bring ...